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  • Burial Benefits

    Information from the Department of Veterans' Affairs National Cemetary Administration's web site about who is eligible for burial in a VA National Cemetery. Content Detail

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    United States Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Citizenship for Military Personnel & Family Members

    If you are a member of the U.S. Armed Forces and are interested in becoming a U.S. citizen, you may be eligible to apply for citizenship under special provisions provided for in the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA). Learn how from U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. Content Detail

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    U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
  • Compensation

    Information from the United States Department of Veterans Affairs on Compensation benefits, which are paid for disabilities that are service-connected, which means the injury or disease resulted in a disability linked to military service. Content Detail

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    United States Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Correcting Military Service Records

    Information on the process to correct military records that contain inaccurate information. Content Detail

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    National Archives
  • Department of Veterans Affairs

    Website of The Department of Veterans Affairs. Content Detail

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    United States Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Federal Benefits for Veterans and Dependents

    Veterans of the United States armed forces may be eligible for a broad range of benefits and services provided by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). This booklet from the United States Department of Veterans Affairs contains a summary of these benefits. Read More

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    United States Department of Veterans Affairs
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    Spanish / Español
  • Guide to Mortgages and Other Loans for Military and Veterans

    Informational brochure on the most common consumer issues, including home ownership issues, impacting veteran and military communities. [PDF] Content Detail

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    Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General
  • Headstones, Markers and Medallions

    Information from the Department of Veterans' Affairs National Cemetary Administration's web site about who is eligible for Headstones, Markers and Medallions based on military service. Content Detail

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    United States Department of Veterans Affairs
  • New to VA - Welcome to the Department of Veterans Affairs

    Introduction to the wide range of benefits available through the United States Department of Veterans Affairs including, Disability, Education and Training, Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment, Home Loan Guaranty, Dependent and Survivor Benefits, Medical Treatment, Life Insurance and Burial Benefits. Content Detail

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    United States Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veteran’s Affairs

    Website of the PA Department of Military and Veteran’s Affairs. Content Detail

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    PA Department of Military and Veteran’s Affairs
  • Pension

    Information from the United States Department of Veterans Affairs about Pension Benefits, including who is eligible and how to apply. Content Detail

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    United States Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Pension Poaching - Know the Signs

    Informational brochure outlining how to identify dishonest financial planners and advisors who target veterans and their families, offering assistance with filing paperwork or claiming they can help veterans qualify for supplemental benefits. [PDF] Content Detail

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    Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General
  • Survivors Benefits Plan (Department of Defense)

    Information from the Defense Finance and Accounting Service, which provides payment services of the U.S. Department of Defense, about the Survivor Benefit Plan (SBP) available to a beneficiary of a deceased military retiree. Content Detail

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    Defense Finance and Accounting Service
  • The Board of Veterans Appeals

    The Board of Veterans' Appeals (also known as "BVA" or "the Board") is a part of the VA, located in Washington, D.C. Members of the Board review benefit claims determinations made by local VA offices and issue decision on appeals. This is a gateway to information about the Board of Veterans' Appeals and the appeals process. Content Detail

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    United States Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Transition Assistance Program

    Information on the Transition Assistance Program from the United States Department of Veterans Affairs. The Transition Goals, Plans, Success program—known as Transition GPS—was developed by the Department of Defense in coordination with the Department of Veteran Affairs and other partnering agencies. The program provides comprehensive services to our nation’s Servicemembers to transition to work, life, and home after the military. Content Detail

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    United States Department of Veterans Affairs